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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Sports Injuries To Kids' Teeth
...If it is a permanent tooth it may need root canal treatment...

LeAnn Rimes Dental Drama: Emergency Root Canal
...And remember, root canal treatment doesn't cause tooth pain — it relieves it! If you have any concerns about tooth pain, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Severe Dental Injuries May Require Endodontic Treatment
...A mature, permanent tooth with pulp damage, for example, may require a root canal treatment...

Royal Treatment for a Damaged Tooth
...And they’re used following root canal treatments, which treat infected pulp at the center (canal) of a tooth root by removing the pulp and replacing it with an inert, rubber-like material...

3 Things to do to Prepare for Dental Emergencies While Traveling Abroad
...Be sure especially to have decayed or cracked teeth repaired, as well as any planned dental work like root canal treatments before you go...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

Bitewing X-Rays Safely 'Reveal all' About Back Teeth to Prevent Tooth Decay
...While we can effectively stop it at this point with a root canal treatment, it’s better for the tooth’s long-term health to detect and treat any decay early on with a less-invasive filling or other treatment method...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...

4 Supposed Health Dangers in Dental Care That Aren't Dangerous
...The idea, though, has been thoroughly disproved, most recently by a 2013 oral cancer study that found not only no evidence of increased cancer, but an actual decrease in cancer risk following root canal treatment...